Jacquard sample books

Scope and Content

Sample books containing Jacquard loom woven furniture fabrics woven by N & N Lockhart & Sons Ltd for Donald Brothers Ltd, Dundee.

Most sample books contain a number of different furnishing fabric samples, often with a particular design being repeated in a number of colour versions (colour ways).

The numbers that precede the descriptions are the fabric numbers given on the front of each sample book.


The sample books are arranged as put together and numbered by N & N Lockhart & Sons Ltd. Some pattern books appear to be missing

Access Information

Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections are open for research by appointment.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Many of the sample books are oversized and can be difficult to handle.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections standard procedures.